Jack Nicklaus Hosts 9th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear’s Club

Jack Nicklaus hosts annual event at his private course, The Bear’s Club, presented by the Tudor Group

MAY 2, 2011 – Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus along with Nick and Marc Buoniconti hosted the 9th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational, presented by the Tudor Group.  The event was again held at Nicklaus’ private course, The Bear’s Club, and in nine years has raised more than $5 million for The Miami Project’s paralysis research programs.

The two-day celebrity event featured sports legends including KC Jones, Bob Griese, John Vanbiesbrouck, Rick Barry, Mike Eruzione, Scott Erickson, Dick Anderson, Harry Carson, Gerry Cooney, Brian Kelley, Nat Moore, Jimmy Key and Rusty Staub showed their support and helped raise much needed funds paralysis research.

The weekend included an auction including a Dwyane Wade Autographed Basketball, a Muhammad Ali Signature Collage and a Taylor Swift Autographed CD Collage, followed by the Celebrity Dinner.  Celebrities and golfers teed off with a chance to win prizes including airline tickets courtesy of United Airlines for the longest drive and closest to the pin. The spectacular weekend concluded with a fabulous lunch and award presentation at The Bear’s Club.  A special thank you to our hotel sponsor, PGA National Hotel, Resort & Spa.